Over the past 2 days the number of killed Russian mercenaries in Donbas has reached 24, of wounded - 37, Ukraine army intelligence says Aug. 21.
Due to the declining morale of the Russian servicemen of the 98th paratroopers division, Kostroma, now deployed in Donetsk, the Russian command is moving unreliable and ill soldiers to Russia.
As of August, the killed Russian servicemen bodies are no longer kept in Donetsk Kalinin hospital’s morgue. They are loaded onto refrigerators and secretly taken across the border to Rostov.
Lightly wounded soldiers are treated in local Donbas hospitals as suffering from non-combat traumas, Ukraine army intelligence reports.